Boot Disk

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Boot Disk

Any storage disk one can use to load and run an operating system or a program on a computer. Historically, the most common boot disks have been floppy disks and CD-ROMs. Increasingly, however, flash drives are being used instead.
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This version of ServerMagic also includes an enhanced BootDisk Builder, a utility that assists users in the creation of a remote server boot disk to facilitate the across-the-wire functionality.
A mirrored bootdisk provides data protection by ensuring the system's storage won't be brought down in the event of a bootdisk failure.
With new technology found in the BootDisk Builder, the process of creating a network boot disk is dramatically simplified by allowing the user to choose the appropriate network drivers for their own computers.